Educational Resources

We want to help keep you well. Here is a list of resources you can use to learn about your health or health condition. If you have questions about your care or would like to speak with a nurse, please call our Care Management program at 1.800.859.9889 x2023.


Maternity: Perinatal and Postpartum

Learn about our Healthy Beginnings Program. This program is for HUSKY Health members who are pregnant or who have recently given birth. Our nurses will work with you to help you have the healthiest pregnancy possible. They will teach you what to expect during pregnancy, at birth, and after the baby is born.

Baby's First Year: Help keep your baby healthy through the first year. Learn about the signs of certain health issues and what you can do to help prevent them.


Interconception Brochure: Plan your health after having a baby. You’ll know what care to get and what resources you need after your baby is born. It will also help you plan for your next pregnancy.


My 9 months Magazine: This magazine from the March of Dimes has everything you need to know about pregnancy. Learn what you can do to help maintain your pregnancy to 9 months.


Understanding Preeclampsia: Preeclampsia is high blood pressure that starts after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Learn about who is at risk, the signs and symptoms, testing and treatment, and when to contact your OB provider.


Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)

SCD Action Plan: Track how you are feeling and get tips to help manage your pain level.


SCD Checklist: Stay on top of SCD with helpful reminders for members and parents of children with SCD.


SCD Menu: A sample menu and helpful tips about eating well and staying hydrated with SCD.

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